William Randolph Hearst

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William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst, (born April 29, 1863, San Francisco, California, U.S.—died August 14, 1951, Beverly Hills, California), American newspaper publisher who built up the nation’s largest newspaper chain and whose methods profoundly influenced American journalism. Hearst was the only son of George Hearst, a gold-mine owner and U.S. senator from...
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